2022

Introducing: Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership

Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership fosters partnerships, cultivates projects, and advocates for the conservation of the Great Lakes basin.   Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership     Who Are They? The Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership (LNRP) fosters partnerships, cultivates projects, promotes discussions, and advocates for the conservation and protection of the Great Lakes basin. LNRP helps develop…
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Introducing: Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission provides information and planning services to help solve technical problems.   Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission     Who Are They? The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) provides essential information and planning services to help solve technical problems and focus regional attention on key issues of regional consequences. Their…
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Introducing: Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission

Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission provides planning and technical services through various programs.   Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission   Who Are They? The Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission (Bay-Lake RPC or Commission) provides planning and technical services through various federal, state, and local programs to their member local governments in northeast Wisconsin. They partner with state and…
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Village of Mount Pleasant Zoning Ordinance Update

There was a need to revisit the village’s zoning code to meet the development needs of the community and protect coastal areas.   Village of Mount Pleasant Zoning Ordinance Update   Overview   Title of Project: Village of Mount Pleasant Zoning Ordinance Update Organization(s): Village of Mount Pleasant Project Cost: $180,000 Funder(s): Village of Mount…
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Racine County Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan

There was a need to address new comprehensive planning requirements and to reduce planning costs across the County.   Racine County Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan   Overview Title of Project: Racine County Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan Organization(s): Racine County & Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission Project Cost: $639,000 Grant Award(s): Wisconsin Department of Administration Comprehensive Planning Grant…
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Wisconsin Coastal Resilience Website

The Wisconsin Coastal Resilience website is a hub for coastal resilience related information for Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan coastal communities and practitioners.   Wisconsin Coastal Resilience   wicoastalresilience.org   The Wisconsin Coastal Resilience website is a hub for coastal resilience related information for Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan coastal communities and practitioners. This website is hosted and updated…
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October 2022 Water Level Update

Lake Michigan water levels continued their seasonal decline, decreasing 4 inches from September to October. Though Lake Michigan is now about 34 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for October 1986, the Lake is still about 7 inches above the long-term average water level for the month. Water levels are expected to continue…
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City of Green Bay Green Stormwater Infrastructure Code Audit

There was a need to audit the City of Green Bay’s municipal code to identify any barriers to green stormwater infrastructure.   Green Bay Green Stormwater Infrastructure Code Audit   Overview Title of Project: Green Bay Green Stormwater Infrastructure Code Audit Organization(s): City of Green Bay Project Cost:  $24,730 Grant Award(s): $15,000, Great Lakes Commission’s…
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September 2022 Water Level Update

Lake Michigan water levels have started the seasonal decline, decreasing 2 inches from August to September. Though Lake Michigan is now about 24 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for August in 2020, the Lake is still about 9 inches above the long-term average water level. Water levels are expected to remain level…
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Updated: Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory & Oblique Photo Viewer

A web-based, interactive map of Wisconsin coastal data that enables users to visualize the temporal changes to Wisconsin’s shorelines.   Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory & Oblique Photo Viewer Featuring NEW photos from 2022   Overview The Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory and Oblique Photo Viewer is a web-based, interactive map of Wisconsin coastal data that enables users to…
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